Let us run Marathon to support children with cancer kicks off in Damascus

Damascus, SANA- Let us run for BASMA Marathon was launched on Friday from Damascus-based Sheraton Hotel in support of children with cancer.

The marathon is organized by BASMA Association “Support Children with Cancer” .

The participants will cross 5 kilometers, setting off from Sheraton hotel towards al-Rabwah road along the way to the Children hospital , touring al-Mwasat square to Mazzeh highway and Umayyad square to end the race at the Sheraton.

After the marathon is completed, the participants will join in an artistic concert and entertainment activities that are to be held at Sheraton , according to statement published on BASMA ‘s facebook page.

The event is the second activity of BASMA association for this year, in which the smile returned campaign was held last February , including 28 ways to support the children with cancer literally and morally.

BASMA is a volunteer NGO which was declared in 2006 , It seeks to improve the health and social conditions of children with cancer in Syria , providing them and their families with financial, psychological and moral support during the treatment period as well as increasing community awareness on pediatric cancer.

Shaza/Rasha Milhem

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